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    Five Reasons to Become a Diabetes Educator

    Why it's a good time to become more involved in diabetes education.


    Diabetes 101

    3. Diabetes Educators Come from Diverse Backgrounds, Including Pharmacy

    According to the 2015 National Practice Study (NPS), diabetes educators include a diverse group of health-care professionals. Of the diabetes educators who participated in the electronic survey, 50% were nurses, 35% were dieticians, 6% were pharmacists, and 6% identified as other forms of health-care provider. The most common type of credential was the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), which was held by 86% of those surveyed.


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    Jill Sederstrom
    Jill Sederstrom is a Contributing Editor


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